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Here’s a very quick sketch done only in watercolor, with some digital enhancements. Since this Saturday is not only Caturday, but also the Fourth of July. What better way to start the weekend than to post art of a patriotic cat mermaid. Here’s the Caturday sketch of the week, featuring one of my cats, Netzach Wondercat. She’s more known as simply Nettie. 

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Nettie The Cat Mermaid. Watercolor done by Michele Witchipoo. July 2020. 

The past few years, I’ve been doing historic renditions of the American Revolution featuring my cartoon characters. The original intention was to get the focus away from mindlessly blowing up fireworks. In 2020 though, that might not be such a good idea.

Given the current political climate in the United States, I decided to switch it up. Instead of doing something based in the Colonial era, I give you a kitty sea siren.

Regardless of what your political beliefs are, enjoy the weekend.

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Happy Caturday! For cat aficionados, Saturdays are for cat lovers who have the weekends off, so they spend their Saturdays with their cats. For this week’s Caturday, here’s a tribute to my beloved tuxedo cat, Squeaky Squeakums.

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Photo collage by Michele Witchipoo. Featuring Squeaky Squeakums. Created in 2011.

Squeaky was one of the best cats I ever had.

 

Squeaky was the inspiration behind the comic I published last year, The Temptation of Squeaky. (You can buy your own copy from my rebooted Etsy store.)

 

 

It was around this time last year that Squeaky dropped her body. On the anniversary of her death, I did this watercolor sketch.

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Watercolor sketch of Squeaky Squeakums. Pen, ink, watercolor. June 2020 by Michele Witchipoo.

Squeaky Squeakums is survived by Netzach Wondercat, aka Nettie.

Although I’ve adopted another rescue cat since then, nobody can ever take the place of Squeaky Squeakums. Mr. Jet Alister, an all black male cat has some big paws to fill.

Rest in peace, Squeaky.

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Hope everyone is having a good Caturday. Squeaky Squeakums, and her demon buddy Magnus Maximus wish you a day full of love.

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Squeaky Squeakums and her demon buddy Maximus. Based on the comic written and drawn by Michele Witchipoo on WitchesBrewPress. May 2020.

If you want to buy my comic, titled The Temptation of Squeaky, you can now purchase a copy from my new Etsy store. One item already sold out, one item already restocked, and new items will be added. Any sales will help me out during this pandemic.

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Stay safe everyone.

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Pretty late into this Saturday, but fear not. Here’s the Caturday sketch of the week. Featuring Squeaky Squeakums and her demon buddy Maximus.

Squeaky Squeakums and her demon buddy comfort each other during the 2020 pandemic. Pen, ink, digital color. Michele Witchipoo. April 2020.
The Temptation of Squeaky. Comic released last year, 2019. Written and drawn on WitchesBrewPress by Michele Witchipoo.

Speaking of which. If you’re interested in purchasing one of my comics, you can send me $4.00 to Venmo, @Witchipoo, or buy from my new Etsy shop. All proceeds go to me paying my bills. Thanks in advance.

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Happy Caturday everyone. Here’s Squeaky Squeakums with her demon buddy Magnus Maximus together during the coronavirus lockdown. Squeaky got some extra cat treats during the quarantine.

Be safe.

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Happy Caturday! Here’s a quick sketch done for all the essential workers employed in the grocery field. Introducing Mr. Jet Alister.

Meet Mr. Jet Alister.

Don’t forget to be kind to your fellow grocery folks. They’re on the front lines, risking their health to keep the markets open. To show appreciation, here’s a special Caturday sketch.

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In honor of all essential workers and first responders, here’s a Caturday sketch.

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Nurse Nettie. Drawn by Michele Witchipoo. March 2020. 

It’s based on Netzach Wondercat, aka Nettie. She’s one of my cats, and a character in my Squeaky comic. Sometimes when I’m not feeling well, she reports to duty. Sometimes she  falls asleep during her shift.

Stay safe everyone, and happy Caturday.

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Tomorrow, Feb. 29th is Saturday. Also known as Caturday!

This week’s Caturday sketch is based on the latest edition to the Witchipoo household. As you might have read on a previous post, Squeaky Squeakums passed away. Squeaky was the basis of my self published comic, The Temptation of Squeaky, released Spring 2019.

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The Tempation of Squeaky. Spring 2019. Written and drawn by Michele Witchipoo. On WitchesBrewPress.

At first I wasn’t ready for a new cat. Eventually a new friend, a local resident who specializes in rescuing cats had a suggestion. She introduced me to a all black cat male who followed her home during a cold, rainy night. This woman suspects (no proof) that this cat came from an Italian family owned fruit stand within the area. So during the Thanksgiving weekend this cat moved in. Everybody, meet Mr. Jet Alister.

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Mr. Jet Alister. Dec. 2019.

Most cats crave meat and fish scraps. Not Jet. He loves bread, pizza crusts, and pasta. This boy likes his carbs. Last night as of this post, he was going after my late night garlic knots. (FYI – Garlic is not recommended for cats.) I used to talk to Squeaky in broken German phrases when she was alive. Yesterday Nettie recognized the German words. This time I ask Jet if he’s Italian. While him and Netzach Wondercat (aka Nettie) aren’t exactly buddies, he’s made himself quite at home. I tell him he’s “sexy” and a “weirdo.” I’m sure he’s thinking his human is the real weirdo.

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Mr. Jet Alister, while Netzach Wondercat, aka “Nettie” in the background.

So, in honor of Caturday, I present to you, Pizza Cat. The Caturday sketch of the week.

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Pizza boy as a cat. Weekly Caturday sketch by Michele Witchipoo. Drawn Feb. 2020.

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Happy Caturday everyone. This week, the demon Magnus Maximus gives Squeaky Squeakums a few occult lessons. Based on the comic The Temptation of Squeaky, written and drawn by Michele Witchipoo, on WitchesBrewPress.

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The Caturday sketch of the week. Featuring Squeaky Squeakums and Magnus Maximus. Here Max is teaching Squeaky some occult lessons. Based on the comic written and drawn by Michele Witchipoo. Jan. 2020. 

You can order your own copy via PayPal for $4.00: psychobunnycomix@aol.com. Another option is Vemno: @Witchipoo, also $4.00. ($3.00 + $1.00 S&H)

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The Temptation of Squeaky. A comic written and drawn by Michele Witchipoo on WitchesBrewPress. 

Happy Caturday.

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It’s been a while since I sketched my two characters, Squeaky Squeakums and Magnus Maximus. Squeaky was based on my real life cat, who passed away last year, June 2019. Spring of 2019, I released a comic titled ‘The Temptation of Squeaky.’ Which is basically about a housecat who befriends a demon in order to get more food. Which a cat would do, of course. The comic is still available. You can order issue one via PayPal (email: psychobunnycomix@aol.com) or Vemno (@Witchipoo), total $4.00 ($3.00 + $1.00 S&H)

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Meanwhile, enjoy my first Caturday sketch of 2020. Where Squeaky pleads Magnus for a piece of his hot dog. Not even demons can enjoy a frank in peace.

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